James E Kirby

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Bartonella-associated endothelial proliferation depends on inhibition of apoptosis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RN270G, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4656-61. 2002
  2. pmc Direct detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in blood culture broth by use of a penicillin binding protein 2a latex agglutination test
    Qinfang Qian
    Division of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1420-1. 2010
  3. pmc Ruling out novel H1N1 influenza virus infection with direct fluorescent antigen testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e66-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Optimal use of Myco/F lytic and standard BACTEC blood culture bottles for detection of yeast and mycobacteria
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:93-6. 2009
  5. pmc Rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus in blood cultures by use of the direct tube coagulase test
    Qinfang Qian
    Division of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2267-9. 2007
  6. pmc In vitro model of Bartonella henselae-induced angiogenesis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Yamins 309, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Infect Immun 72:7315-7. 2004
  7. pmc Anthrax lethal toxin induces human endothelial cell apoptosis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Infect Immun 72:430-9. 2004
  8. pmc Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG assay in comparison to the Roche Cobas Amplicor CT/NG assay
    Annie Cheng
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, YA309, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1294-300. 2011
  9. pmc Infection of cultured human endothelial cells by Legionella pneumophila
    Lucius Chiaraviglio
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2012. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effective use of JC virus PCR for diagnosis of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Yihong Wang
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Microbiol 58:253-5. 2009

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Publications11

  1. pmc Bartonella-associated endothelial proliferation depends on inhibition of apoptosis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, RN270G, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4656-61. 2002
    ..We propose that Bartonella's antiapoptotic mechanism accounts at least in part for its ability to induce vascular proliferation in vivo...
  2. pmc Direct detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus in blood culture broth by use of a penicillin binding protein 2a latex agglutination test
    Qinfang Qian
    Division of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1420-1. 2010
    ..The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of this method were 94.1%, 97.5%, 98%, and 92.9%, respectively...
  3. pmc Ruling out novel H1N1 influenza virus infection with direct fluorescent antigen testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e66-8. 2009
    ..The negative predictive value of DFA testing was at least 96%. Therefore, when performed on specimens of adequate quality, DFA tests can effectively rule out infection due to novel H1N1 virus...
  4. doi request reprint Optimal use of Myco/F lytic and standard BACTEC blood culture bottles for detection of yeast and mycobacteria
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:93-6. 2009
    ..The optimal use of dedicated fungal and mycobacterial blood culture bottles, such as the BACTEC Myco/F Lytic bottle, has not been well defined in clinical practice...
  5. pmc Rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus in blood cultures by use of the direct tube coagulase test
    Qinfang Qian
    Division of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2267-9. 2007
    ..2% with 2 h of incubation and 65%, 98.7, 99.7%, and 88.6% with 4 h of incubation. Anaerobic blood culture contributed significantly to the detection of S. aureus...
  6. pmc In vitro model of Bartonella henselae-induced angiogenesis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Yamins 309, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Infect Immun 72:7315-7. 2004
    ..Here, I establish in vitro models to study Bartonella-induced blood vessel formation. I found that B. henselae induces long-term endothelial survival and tubular differentiation within type I collagen matrix...
  7. pmc Anthrax lethal toxin induces human endothelial cell apoptosis
    James E Kirby
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Infect Immun 72:430-9. 2004
    ..I also hypothesize that the observed endothelial toxicity contributes to vascular pathology and hemorrhage during systemic anthrax...
  8. pmc Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CT/NG assay in comparison to the Roche Cobas Amplicor CT/NG assay
    Annie Cheng
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, YA309, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1294-300. 2011
    ..gonorrhoeae and small amounts of C. trachomatis organisms. In summary, we conclude that the Abbott RealTime CT/NG assay is an accurate and automated new addition to the available testing options for C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae...
  9. pmc Infection of cultured human endothelial cells by Legionella pneumophila
    Lucius Chiaraviglio
    Department of Pathology, Division of Cancer Biology and Angiogenesis, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2012. 2008
    ..pneumophila infects and grows within cultured human endothelial cells. Endothelial infection may contribute to lung damage observed during Legionnaires' disease and to systemic spread of this organism...
  10. doi request reprint Effective use of JC virus PCR for diagnosis of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
    Yihong Wang
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Microbiol 58:253-5. 2009
    ..Of note, one HIV patient with a very low CD4 cell count had a positive JCV PCR despite a normal magnetic resonance imaging exam. We concluded that JCV PCR testing on CSF specimens should therefore be targeted to these high-risk patients...
  11. pmc An immunocompromised murine model of chronic Bartonella infection
    Lucius Chiaraviglio
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Pathol 176:2753-63. 2010
    ..We believe that this new model will provide an important new tool for investigation of Bartonella-host interaction...